‘Influencing the future of Aotearoa through creativity, education, culture and commerce’
FOUNDER l DIRECTOR
Nikora is the Director & Founder of NNMD and Young Animators.
With 20+ years of experience in creative roles in art direction, animation and design and as a technical director at Weta Digital.
Nikora brings a wealth of experience through digital content creation and technical enablement and implementation.
TE RARAWA- TUHOE - NGĀTI POROU
NGĀPUHI- NGĀTI KAHUNGUNU
Kiri comes from a background in business, project management and service development, having spent 20 years in health and social services sector.
Kiri brings her passion for the arts [avid designer she is!] and commitment to building the capability and capacities of our young people and their communities.
MOTION GRAPHICS & GRAPHIC DESIGNER
He is a graphic design problem solver. Proficient in motion design both 2D and 3D, Web and UI design just to name a few. He loves to think outside of the box and help solve visual communication problems, helping people bring their ideas to life.
Leo brings his quirky working style and brilliant problem solving skills to our production work and facilitation of Young Animators throughout Aotearoa.
NGĀI TAHU - WAIKATO
Ko Maui Hangarau
2018 & 2020
Westpac Northland Business Champion 2020
Creative Northland Creative Industries Champion
Northland Inc Innovation Champion
Top Energy Not for Profit Champion
More FM Customer Choice Champion
NZ HI-TECH AWARDS 2020
Callaghan Innovation Hi-Tech Kamupene Māori o te Tau – Māori Company of the Year Award
NZ HI-TECH AWARDS 2018
NOMINATED FOR & FINALIST FOR:
Callaghan Innovation Best Hi-Tech Maori Innovation